Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
. but tonight, no sign of the suspect. that massive manhunt up in the mountains and here in the city does continue. and brian, take a look at the officers here at lapd. motorcycle officers are being told to ride in squad cars for their protection. brian? >> miguel almaguer, thanks. >>> now, back east to washington. preparations under way for a potentially history-making snowstorm. along the eastern seaboard up to new england, it's happening the way the worst of them happen. two storms coming together, joining forces, blizzard warnings are posted across a wide area. 50 million americans in the path of this one before it's all over. we have two reports tonight, ron mott in waltham, mass, meteorologist jim cantore in boston. ron, first to you. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you. there was a big rush on this store earlier today. they're expecting more people tonight and in the morning as they head in to pick up things like shovels, batteries, flashlights, gas cans, ahead of what could be a top-ten winter storm of all-time. as the storm barrels eastward today, it dumped a lo
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am PST
on nbc bay area, the amazing story of survival. this morning we talked to the 81-year-old redwood city grandmother who survived a home invasion robbery. she was home alone yesterday afternoon when masked men came in through the back door. it happened on 10th avenue across from taft tell metropolit elementary. she thought this was a joke. she stood at gunpoint while the man ransacked the house. >> i was praying that my son would not come in because they told me if someone would come in, they would shoot him. once you have them actually putting a gun on someone, that's basically defenseless. she uses a cane. how could you do that? there are people out there that have no feelings. >> the two men level her alone in a room but were in her home for another hour. she finally hid in the closet, called her daughter who called police. redwood city police locked down the school across the street and managed to catch one of the suspect. they are looking for the gunman and the woman that acted as a lookout. >>> looking for thieves that tied up a janitor and made off with 40 ipads. the suspects tell
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am PST
on the roads is going to be just treacherous from areas like new york city up through hartford through providence, rhode island and over into boston too and moving into central and northern new england. it's coming in pieces. we have a lot of moisture network with and a lot of cold air moving in as well. blizzard warnings are posted all along the coast of new england with eastern massachusetts likely the area that will get hit the hardest with power outages, a lot of wind damage, wind gusts could be as high as about 60 to 65 miles per hour. you can see boston could end up with more than two feet of snow. new york city should be closer to six to ten inches and hartford 12 to 18. that's the east. out west we have some weather of your own from san francisco down into l.a. we have a lot of showers out that way and those will continue to affect the coast of l.a. temperatures will only be in the 40s and 50s on the elko, nevada could end up with a wintry mix. snow in the northeast and rain in california. it should wind down tomorrow. >> i would take the rain if i had a choice. >> so i would.
Feb 8, 2013 5:00am PST
. getting ready for north bay into the city commute. look at the north bay itself. san rafael moves smoothly. damp roadways but wet, not so much. slick off-ramps. watch that. fog is showing up on road weather index. petaluma, santa rosa, that's orange on the maps, be careful for that. may be ice on local streets. not so much here. toward the maze and approach. oakland to the right. look here lafayette a new crash west 24 off the walnut creek interchange. sounds like everything is out of lanes. i'll track it. back to you. >> thank you very much. commuters should expect delays at the richmond san rafael bridge toll plaza. starting this weekend workers will replace old equipment that's used to collect tolls. caltrans officials say it could cost 50-minute delays. work will continue for several weekends and it should be done by early march. >>> brace yourselves. movie fans, tom cruise in a t-shirt back in the day and the need for speed all in 3-d. >> feel the need. the need for speed. >> that's right. maverick, goose, slider, iceman pr all in "top gun" hitting theaters today in 3-d. a six-day fly
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am PST
. that connector is closed. you can use city streets to loop around. here north 880 is closed off 237 both directions but go behind and followed the freeway signs. that's the secret route. >> you whispered it. >> insider information from mike inouye. >>> if you ever had a chance to catch him on that late-night comedy circuit, you know that brian williams has been known to dab a little bit on the funny side. >> very sharp and whitty. last night he stopped by the e network called "the soup." >> time now for our favorite segment. "rock center" wasn't on this week. we don't have a clip of that. >> i can't believe i'm here either. you know, it no doubt seemed like a good idea at first, "the soup" that brought the 1980 green screen technology into this millennium travels to the great city of new york, perhaps not as earth shattering as the idea to develop a polio vaccine but quite possibly a game changer for a network whose idea of news is following celena gomez to a pink berry. >> that's good stuff. brian williams is funny. i love his slow jams with jimmy fallon. look that up on youtube. 4:57.
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
of criminal cases. >>> san jose's mayor will outline the plans for the city today. mayor chuck reed will his give address. he is expected to call on leaders to accept a sales increase for the november ballot. the money would help support city services and restore pay to workers who agreed to pay cuts to help balance the budget. a recent poll shows 70% of people in san jose would support a sales tax increase. that's the highest level of support since polsters started asking about it back in 2009. tonight's speech will take place at the san jose civic auditorium at 7:00. >>> it is 5:07 right now. christina loren says rain is on the way. you know what? it won't bother me. two words. friday eve. i'm not sweating it. >> two words. tough guy. jon kelley. you know what, it's nothing too potent. i'll be honest with you. we're not expecting a lot of rain. enough to wash your car. that's good news. you can give your sprinklers a break for today. we'll have to wait on the front. we need the rain. it's been a long time since we've had significant rainfall. a welcome change for many of you. doppler radar
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
fire engulfed three apartment homes this morning in jersey city, new jersey. smoke could be seen for miles away on the new jersey turnpike. one fire captain being treated for a head injury. the cause is under investigation. >>> the ntsb updating us on the investigation into battery problems onboard those boeing 787 dreamliners. the faa ended up grounding all dreamliners just last month. that includes the new nonstop service at san jose international airport. the faa will not lift the grounding order until boeing can prove those airline batteries are in fact safe. >>> 6:13. google's g-mail shows you an advertisement in a way to fund the free service. >> during our break we showed a commercial talking about that. microsoft thinks that's unfair. microsoft on the attack this morning. >> we just saw. good morning. a fight brewing. the guys i've talked to over at google are mystified by the ads because g-mail has done this for years and figure everyone knew this happened. you write your friend an e-mail in g-mail that says let's go to the gym this afternoon, you'll see an ad for 24-hou
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
in new york city, tidings of things to come. 31 degrees out on our plaza this morning. snow is on the way. how much snow and when? al will have his forecast in a minute. >> i will. >> savannah guthrie and matt lauer and the aforementioned weather man al roker. >> a big weekend for snl, in the building just across the street from us this weekend. that guy there, justin bieber, will be hosting snl and will be the musical guest. that brings the family to town. this morning pattie mallette, justin's mom is in our studio. lots to talk to her about. we'll do that in a couple minutes. >> we are also going to meet a much younger star, 2-year-old titus, who became an internet sensation sinking all these baskets. he is live in our studio. matt says he can dunk on him. look at this kid. he's amazing. we'll see how good coming up live in just a minute. >> before we get to that, natalie is over at the news desk with today's headlines. >> i'm so impressed by titus. thanks savannah, matt, al. more than 10 million americans are bracing for this massive storm that's threatening to pummel the northeast and